Kelyaut, Northern Alaskan Eskimo; Family: Eskimavan, Willow wood, various materials, Native American (Northern Alaskan Eskimo)

Kelyaut

Maker:
Northern Alaskan Eskimo; Family: Eskimavan
Period:
Native American
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Point Barrow, Alaska, United States: N.A.
Culture:
Native American (Northern Alaskan Eskimo)
Medium:
Willow wood, various materials
Dimensions:
Depth: 2.5 cm (1 in.); Max. Diam.: 41.5 cm (16-5/16 in.); Head Diam.: 41.5 cm (16-5/16 in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-single-headed / frame drum
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.561
Not on view
Marking: (in black ink inside frame) "56740/Pt. Barrow 80/Ooglaamie P.H. Ray, U.S.A."
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 92.